John Wendell LinkedIn Profile

Jon Wendell

Founder and Managing Member

Jon has over 20 years of private equity experience and over 30 years of strategy, operations, corporate development, M&A and finance experience. Jon held various positions at Morgan Stanley including Head of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development for the firm and Global Head of the Transaction Development Group for the investment banking division.  At Deutsche Bank Securities, he was Head of Non-Technology Investment Banking. Jon currently serves on the boards of Premier Outdoor Living LLC, REDD Intelligence, and CRS Reprocessing (Chair). Jon also formerly served on the boards of ClipperData LLC (Vice Chair), Datamyne Inc. (Chair) and HMT Inc. (Chair). He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB from Dartmouth College.

Sterling Lapinski LinkedIn Profile

Sterling Lapinski


Sterling is an investor and long-time entrepreneur with a focus on information services, energy, and risk management, but with wide ranging interests across most areas of science and technology. Sterling was a co-founder of both Genscape, Inc. and ClipperData LLC, energy information businesses which he led from founding through their acquisition. In addition to being named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003, Sterling helped Genscape place on the Inc. 500 list of the country’s fastest growing companies in 2004 and 2005. Prior to founding Genscape, Sterling worked in various capacities in bond and commodities trading and risk management. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a BS in Finance.

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David Tenney


With over 30 years of equity research, institutional equity and senior management experience David held various positions at Goldman Sachs including Partner, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Global Research, and Co-Director of Americas Equity Research. David has also held senior level positions at Russell Investments, Forester Capital and Citi. He currently serves on the Board of Redd Intelligence and is a Board Advisor at Premier Outdoor Living LLC and Winzeler Gear. A former Operating Partner of Nassau Point, David served as the interim CEO and Executive Chairman of Clipper Data LLC, and was a Board member of Datamyne Inc. David has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Graduate Management and a BA from Middlebury College.